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Owe Taxes But Can't Pay? - March 2010 - YouTube video text script

HERE’S A TIP FROM THE I-R-S.
 
HI… I’M JODI… AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.

ARE YOU AFRAID TO FILE A TAX RETURN BECAUSE YOU OWE MONEY BUT CAN’T PAY?

YOU SHOULDN’T BE.

THE I-R-S HAS A LOT OF WAYS TO HELP IF YOU’RE HAVING TROUBLE PAYING.

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO DO.

FIRST… FILE A TAX RETURN… OR AN EXTENSION TO FILE A TAX RETURN… ANYWAY.

WHY?

BECAUSE YOU AVOID A SIGNIFICANT FAILURE-TO-FILE PENALTY.

AND ALL YOU HAVE TO DO TO AVOID IT IS FILE A TAX RETURN.
 
AFTER FILING … PAY WHAT YOU CAN BECAUSE YOUR BALANCE IS SUBJECT TO INTEREST AND A MONTHLY LATE PAYMENT PENALTY.

THEN CONTACT US TO DISCUSS YOUR PAYMENT OPTIONS AT 1-800-829-1040.

THAT’S 1-800-829-1040.

JUST REMEMBER… IF YOU NEED HELP… CONTACT US BECAUSE THERE ARE MANY WAYS WE CAN HELP YOU.

RELIEF SUCH AS A SHORT-TERM EXTENSION TO PAY… AN INSTALLMENT AGREEMENT OR AN OFFER IN COMPROMISE MAY BE AN OPTION FOR YOU.    

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